Albuquerque

 

Hot air balloons over Albuquerque

Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ)

The vibrant southwestern color palette is not lost on Albuquerque. A persistent rust-colored countryside that follows Route 66 will lead you into the city, where you'll find terracotta and clay buildings that live in perfect harmony with the city's new, modern skyline. Here, the juxtaposition of old and new, heritage and potential, hippies and cowboys give their unassuming approval to whatever or whoever rambles into town.

Paint by the Sights

Turquoise is a southwestern jewelry essential, and artists in Albuquerque sell some of the finest handmade products around. There is a particular emphasis on buying locally around town, so shopping can result in one-of-a-kind finds that are true products of their environment.

Even when the sun goes down, neon signs throughout the city radiate a vibrant day-glow of yellows, greens, pinks and oranges. It's one of the nostalgic touches that the city has retained throughout the years, and all together they're a dazzling sight to behold. Many of these lights line Route 66, but some are dispersed throughout the city. Don't miss the neon daschund's wagging tail at Dog House Drive-In.

Albuquerque takes to the big blue skies with hot air balloon rides year round. Not to mention the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta that takes place every fall with hundreds of colorful hot air balloons filling the sky. Private companies are fairly easy to find when the festival isn't taking place so there's nothing to stop you from being carried away.

Away to Albuquerque

The southwest at its finest, Albuquerque offers artists, local shopping, Route 66 and hot air balloons that will make you want to touch down and stay a while.

Flights to Albuquerque
Albuquerque Area Hotels
Car Rental, Albuquerque Airport (ABQ)

Reach for the Sky

No matter your destination, Sky Magazine’s engaging stories about travel, lifestyle and business help you make the most of your time in the air and on the ground.

Visit Sky Magazine

 
close
close
close
2014-8-20
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RECENT
SAVED
 
2014-09-20

(Including Hotel Brand, Search Radius, & Star Ratings)
Best Price Guarantee
Book on delta.com and EARN MILES!*
*Terms Apply
2014-09-20

(Including Discount & Loyalty Programs)
Book on delta.com and EARN MILES!*
*Terms Apply
 
close
OR
close
  • Please enter your 6 digit alphanumeric confirmation number.
  • Please enter your 13 or 14 digit eTicketNumber.
  • Please enter your 10 digit SkyMiles number.
  • Please enter your 10-16 digit credit card number.
  • Please enter your Last Name on the credit card.
  • Please enter your 3 digit city code or airport name.
close
i'm content
close

 Find Answers



Did you find the information you were looking for?

We're here to help

Didn't find the information you need? Get in touch with someone who can help you directly.

 Send us an email

 Give us a call

  @DeltaAssist

 Write to Us

Send us an email to tell us what you need help with. We'll get back to you as soon as we can.

Send an email >

 Talk to Us


 Let's Tweet

We're on Twitter to help you however we can. Tweet us for assistance, tips or updates.

For Customer Service:
@DeltaAssist


For ideas, inspiration, or just to say hi:
@Delta
@DeltaVacations